15 April Fools Day deals and freebies

Pranksters rejoice: April Fools’ Day is drawing near, which means it’s almost your chance to trick your friends into believing something that isn’t true before shouting, “Just kidding — April fools.”

No one is exactly sure when the trend of pranking others on the first day of April began. Some historians trace the tradition all the way back to the Council of Trent in 1582, which makes perfect sense considering how lighthearted and funny daily life was during the Dark Ages in Medieval Europe (just kidding; April fools). Today, retailers, restaurants, stores and businesses honor the day of joking by offering serious discounts, freebies and deals.

Here’s where you’ll find the best deals for April Fools’ Day.

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This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: 15 April Fools’ Day Deals and Freebies